Mozambique

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Status on Key Actions


PoWPA Key Action Implementation Progress Global Average
1.1: To establish and strengthen national and regional systems of protected areas integrated into a global network as a contribution to globally agreed goals 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 2
1.2: To integrate protected areas into broader land- and seascapes and sectors so as to maintain ecological structure and function 4 - Activity completed 1
1.3: To establish and strengthen regional networks, transboundary protected areas (TBPAs) and collaboration between neighbouring protected areas across national boundaries 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 1
1.4: To substantially improve site-based protected area planning and management 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 2
1.5: To prevent and mitigate the negative impacts of key threats to protected areas 2 - Activity fully underway 1
2.1: To promote equity and benefit-sharing 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 1
2.2: To enhance and secure involvement of indigenous and local communities and relevant stakeholders 4 - Activity completed 2
2.1: Progress in assessing protected area governance 4 - Activity completed 1
3.1: To provide an enabling policy, institutional and socio-economic environment for protected areas 4 - Activity completed 2
3.2: To build capacity for the planning, establishment and management of protected areas 4 - Activity completed 2
3.3: To develop, apply and transfer appropriate technologies for protected areas 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 1
3.4: To ensure financial sustainability of protected areas and national and regional systems of protected areas 4 - Activity completed 1
3.5: To strengthen communication, education and public awareness 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 2
4.1: To develop and adopt minimum standards and best practices for national and regional protected area systems 4 - Activity completed 1
4.2: To evaluate and improve the effectiveness of protected areas management 4 - Activity completed 1
4.3: To assess and monitor protected area status and trends 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 1
4.4: To ensure that scientific knowledge contributes to the establishment and effectiveness of protected areas and protected area systems 2 - Activity fully underway 1
Progress in incorporating climate change aspects into protected areas 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 1
Progress in marine protected areas 4 - Activity completed 1

Priority Actions

countries
1
actions
13
steps
46
timeframe
2012 - 2018
cost
$8,170,000

Elaboration of Conservation Law
2012
2012 1.1) Submission the the council of Ministers for approval
2013 1.2) Submission to the Parliament
Establishment of ecological corridors between Banhine National Park, Zinave National park and Gonarhezou Park
2012 - 2015 $305,000
2012 - 2020 2.1) Tender Launching
2013 $5,000 2.2) Selection of individual or company
2015 $200,000 2.3) Elaboration of Management plan
2020 $100,000 2.4) Implementation of management plan
Development of human capital (Field Rangers, Park Warden and other senior staff)
2012 - 2018 $215,000
2012 $5,000 3.1) Identification of training needs
2012 $10,000 3.2) Elaboration of Training program
2018 $200,000 3.3) Training
Creation of New Conservation Areas (Coutadas de Caça and marine protected areas)
2012 - 2018 $70,000
2013 $50,000 4.1) Social and ecological surveys
2014 $15,000 4.2) Discussions with local communities and local government
2014 $5,000 4.3) Presentation at Provincial level
2014 4.4) Submission to the Council Ministers for approval
Creation of Transfrontier Conservation Areas between Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe and between Mozambique and Tanzania
2012 - 2015
2012 - 2020 5.1) Discussions at the provincial level
2015 5.2) Discussions with the Zambia and Zimbabwe
2015 5.3) Discussions with Tanzania
2015 5.4) Signature of MoU
2016 5.5) Signature of Treaty
Ponta do Ouro Marine Partial Reserve declared as World Heritage Site
2012 - 2015
Revision of boundaries of Protected area, namely Banhine National Park and Zinave National Park, Niassa Reserve
2012 - 2015
2012 6.1) Consultation with local communities
2012 6.2) Presentation at provincial level
2013 6.3) Submission to the Council of Ministers
Conduct mining impacts evaluation Studies in Conservation Areas . The case of Gorongosa National park and Chimanimani Reserve, due the mining concessions in the buffer zone and illegal mining
2012 - 2015 $263,500
2013 $500 7.1) Development of Terms of reference
2013 $3,000 7.2) Tender and selection of the company that will conduct the study
2013 7.3) Development of methodology
2014 $200,000 7.4) Evaluation of GNP and Chimanimani
2015 $10,000 7.5) Communication of Results
2017 $50,000 7.6) Public Awareness and education
Conduct evaluation study in the Maputo Special Reserve/Ponta de ouro Marine Partial Reserve, due the proposed marine Port at Techobanine area
2012 - 2015 $113,500
2013 $500 8.1) Development of Terms of reference
2013 $3,000 8.2) Tender and selection of the company that will conduct the study
2013 8.3) Development of methodology
2014 $100,000 8.4) Evaluation of Maputo Reserve
2015 $10,000 8.5) Communication of Results
Elaboration of biodiversity strategy and fifth national report
2012 - 2015
2012 - 2020 12.1) Preparation of Terms of reference
2012 - 2020 12.3) Selection of Company
2015 12.4) Elaboration of Biodiversity Strategy and Fifth National Report
Create local management committees at site level
2012 - 2013
2012 9.1) Identification of interested stakeholders in the area
2013 9.2) Organization of local communities committees
2013 9.3) Creation of protected area management committee
Integration of Climate Change Aspects in the management plans
2012 - 2016 $103,000
2013 $3,000 10.1) Tender and selection of the company that will conduct the study
2013 10.2) Development of methodology
2014 $100,000 10.3) Elaboration of management plans for Marromeu and Pomene Reserves
2015 10.4) Approval of the plans
2016 10.5) Implementation of REDD+ pilot project in Moribane and mocuburi forests reserves
Establishment of Mahlazine ecological Park
2012 - 2015 $7,100,000
2013 $4,500,000 11.1) Landmines cleaning
2013 $100,000 11.2) Viability Study
2015 $2,500,000 11.3) Construction of Infrastructures (veterinary hospital, offices, military museum,

GEF Projects

Mozambique is a member of a constituency comprised of the following 10 countries : Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe
Name Focus Approved On Completed On Status Grant Cofinance
Support to Preparation of the Second National Biosafety Reports to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety-Africa Biodiversity 2011-05-16 CEO Approved 993,950 USD 840,000 USD
Umbrella Programme for National Communication to the UNFCCC Climate Change 2011-11-09 CEO Endorsed 11,330,000 USD 2,013,500 USD
Demonstration of Effectiveness of Diversified, Environmentally Sound and Sustainable Interventions, and Strengthening National Capacity for Innovative Implementation of Integrated Vector Management (IVM) for Disease Prevention and Control in the WHO AFRO Region POPs 2012-06-07 Council Approved 15,491,700 USD 118,720,000 USD
SIP PROGRAM: Strategic Investment Program for SLM in Sub-Saharan Africa (SIP) Land Degradation 2007-06-14 Council Approved 2,593,673 USD 0 USD
SIP-Equatorial Africa Deposition Network (EADN) Multi Focal Area 2007-06-14 CEO Endorsed 1,965,000 USD 6,050,000 USD
Demonstrating and Capturing Best Practices and Technologies for the Reduction of Land-sourced Impacts Resulting from Coastal Tourism International Waters 2006-08-01 Under Implementation 6,014,600 USD 23,356,816 USD
Western Indian Ocean Marine Highway Development and Coastal and Marine Contamination Prevention Project International Waters 2005-09-13 2011-06-30 Project Completion 11,700,000 USD 14,500,000 USD
Groundwater and Drought Management in SADC International Waters 2004-03-22 2010-12-31 Project Completion 7,350,000 USD 6,900,000 USD
Southwest Indian Ocean Fisheries Project (SWIOFP) Multi Focal Area 2005-09-13 2011-11-30 Under Implementation 12,725,000 USD 22,950,000 USD
Inventory, Evaluation and Monitoring of Botanical Diversity in Southern Africa: A Regional Capacity and Institution Building Network Biodiversity 1996-05-01 2005-05-01 Project Closure 4,725,000 USD 4,686,000 USD
Biodiversity Country Studies - Phase I Biodiversity 1992-03-01 1995-02-01 Project Closure 5,000,000 USD 801,000 USD
Development of the National Clearing House Mechanism- and Capacity Assessment for ABS and Taxonomy (previously titled " Updating of the NBSAP, Development of the NCHM" Biodiversity 2010-06-21 2011-12-30 CEO Approved 175,200 USD 20,000 USD
Adaptation in the Coastal Zones of Mozambique Climate Change 2010-08-11 CEO Endorsed 4,524,000 USD 8,866,000 USD
Zambezi Valley Market Led Smallholder Development Multi Focal Area 2006-08-01 Under Implementation 6,550,000 USD 21,000,000 USD
National Capacity Self-Assessment (NCSA) Multi Focal Area 2004-05-25 IA Approved 210,500 USD 25,200 USD
Energy Reform and Access Project Climate Change 2001-12-07 2011-03-31 Under Implementation 3,175,000 USD 7,000,000 USD
Clearing House Mechanism Enabling Activity Biodiversity 1997-11-01 2005-11-29 Project Closure 13,300 USD 0
National Biodiversity Strategy, and Action Plan and First National Report to the CBD Biodiversity 1996-09-17 2005-11-29 Project Closure 216,000 USD 0
Integrated Management of Dryland Biodiversity through Land Rehabilitation in the Arid and Semi-Arid Regions of Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe Biodiversity 2002-10-15 Cancelled 7,827,958 USD 5,593,842 USD
Support to GEF Eligible Parties (LDCs & SIDs) for the Revision of the NBSAPs and Development of Fifth National Report to the CBD - Phase II Biodiversity 2011-11-09 CEO Endorsed 6,118,200 USD 5,083,637 USD
LME-AF Strategic Partnership for Sustainable Fisheries Management in the Large Marine Ecosystems in Africa (PROGRAM) International Waters 2011-11-09 Council Approved 25,000,000 USD 135,000,000 USD
Greening the Tea Industry in East Africa Climate Change 2006-08-28 Under Implementation 3,423,400 USD 25,614,000 USD
Enhancing the Conservation Effectiveness of Seagrass Ecosystems Supporting Globally Significant Populations of Dugong Across the Indian and Pacific Oceans Basins (Short Title: The Dugong and Seagrass Conservation Project) Biodiversity 2012-06-07 Council Approved 5,072,272 USD 17,822,950 USD
AFLDC:Capacity Strengthening and Technical Assistance for the Implementation of Stockholm Convention National Implementation Plans (NIPs) in African Least Developed Countries (LDCs) of the SADC Subregion POPs 2009-11-12 CEO Endorsed 3,000,000 USD 2,900,000 USD
4th Operational Phase of the GEF Small Grants Programme (RAF1) Multi Focal Area 2007-06-14 Project Completion 13,647,498 USD 0
Integrating Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change into Sustainable Development Policy Planning and Implementation in Southern and Eastern Africa Climate Change 2006-02-07 2010-12-01 Project Completion 1,000,000 USD 1,265,000 USD
Sustainable Land Use Planning for Integrated Land and Water Management for Disaster Preparedness and Vulnerability Reduction in the Lower Limpopo Basin Land Degradation 2004-06-15 2007-09-30 Project Closure 995,000 USD 1,827,500 USD
Sustainable Management of Inland Wetlands in Southern Africa: A Livelihoods and Ecosystem Approach Land Degradation 2004-10-06 2010-03-01 Project Completion 999,325 USD 1,210,716 USD
Programme for the Agulhas and Somali Current Large Marine Ecosystems: Agulhas and Somali Current Large Marine Ecosystems Project (ASCLMEs) International Waters 2005-09-13 IA Approved 12,923,000 USD 18,262,500 USD
Addressing Land-based Activities in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO-LaB) International Waters 2003-05-16 2010-06-01 Project Completion 4,511,140 USD 6,902,325 USD
Development and Protection of the Coastal and Marine Environment in Sub-Saharan Africa International Waters 2000-07-26 2002-12-31 Project Closure 750,000 USD 975,000 USD
Southern Africa Biodiversity Support Programme Biodiversity 1997-11-01 IA Approved 4,503,728 USD 4,840,000 USD
Africa Community Outreach Programme for Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biological Resources Biodiversity 1999-09-02 2001-06-30 Project Closure 750,000 USD 192,950 USD
National Adaptation Programme of Action (NAPA) Climate Change 2003-04-23 IA Approved 200,000 USD 0
Disposal of POPs Wastes and Obsolete Pesticides POPs 2009-06-24 CEO Endorsed 2,000,000 USD 4,115,000 USD
Support to the Implementation of the National Biosafety Framework of Mozambique Biodiversity 2009-07-07 PIF Approved 755,000 USD 188,750 USD
Coping with Drought and Climate Change Climate Change 2006-11-27 IA Approved 960,000 USD 929,840 USD
Transfrontier Conservation Areas and Sustainable Tourism Development Project Biodiversity 2004-09-27 Under Implementation 10,350,000 USD 23,999,000 USD
Enabling activities for the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs): National Implementation Plan for Mozambique POPs 2002-05-22 2005-12-31 Project Closure 481,900 USD 60,100 USD
Coastal and Marine Biodiversity Management Project Biodiversity 1999-05-07 2007-12-31 Project Closure 4,080,000 USD 5,130,000 USD
Enabling Mozambique to Prepare its First National Communication in Response to its Commitments to UNFCCC Climate Change 1997-07-16 IA Approved 216,000 USD 0
Transfrontier Conservation Areas Pilot and Institutional Strengthening Biodiversity 1992-12-01 2003-09-30 Project Closure 5,427,000 USD 3,100,000 USD

LifeWeb Projects

Name Submitted Status Funding Needed Funding Secured
Capitalizing the Foundation for Conservation of Biodiversity (BIOFUND Mozambique) 15 09 2010 Partially Funded $93,980,000 USD $6,020,000.00

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme